‘India strong partner of US,’ says Biden supporting G20 presidency under his ‘friend’ PM Modi

New Delhi: United States President Joe Biden said India is a “strong partner of the United States” and he looks forward to supporting his ‘friend Prime Minister Modi’ during India’s G20 presidency.

In a tweet, Biden said: “India is a strong partner of the United States, and I look forward to supporting my friend Prime Minister Modi during India’s G20 presidency.”

“Together we will advance sustainable and inclusive growth while tackling shared challenges like the climate, energy, and food crises,” he added.

India formally assumed the G20 Presidency on Thursday.

Prime Minister Modi on Thursday said India will work to further promote oneness, inspired by the theme of “One Earth, One Family, One Future” and listed terror, climate change, pandemic as the greatest challenges that can be best fought together.

The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.

It comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US and the European Union (EU).

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